Пилинг – ефективен, безболезнен и неправилно подценяван

Пилинг – ефективен, безболезнен и неправилно подценяван

Най-общо казано химичният пилинг (за него ще пиша в детайл) е процедура, която цели отстраняване на слой от кожата. Според дълбочината на проникване бива: повърхностен (пенетрира само епидермиса), средно дълбок (достига горния слой на дермата) и дълбок (засяга цялата дерма). Другите видове пилинг могат да бъдат разделени на механичен (дермабразио) и физичен (аблативни и неаблативни лазери). Не претендирам, че класификацията е супер прецизна от научна гледна точка, но мисля, че внася яснота.

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White skin spots (pityriasis versicolor)

Бели петна по кожата (разноцветен лишей)

I immediately start with the synonyms of this condition in order to clarify that in addition to various colors, there are also various phases and names for it for example tinea versicolor. In fact, most often in late summer appear white skin spots, who quickly direct the receiver to the dermatology practice. Read further for more information about the cause.

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Isotretinoin - myths and truths

Изотретиноин – митове и истини

For several weeks now I have been postponing writing on the topic of isotretinoin (in Bulgaria the drug is sold under the name roaccutane). The reason for my delay is that I myself have a conflicting opinion about treatment with it. Some of my patients have had their lives changed, for others it is just another disappointing medication, after which the acne recurs. Yes, fortunately, the second group is smaller. Very important to succeed is the right selection of patients suitable for this treatment.

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Nail fungal infection (onychomycosis)

Гъбички по ноктите (онихомикоза)

According to scientific statistics, the presence of nail fungus represent between 18-40% of all nail diseases. It is estimated that about 20% of the adult population is affected by this disease and in 99% of cases it is a dermatophyte infection. Read the following lines to find out more about this cause and its other guilty "teammates".

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Treatment of acne with antibiotics

Лечение на акне с антибиотик

I hasten to start the article having in mind that Acne vulgaris is not an infectious disease. However, the choice for antibiotics as treatment agents is among the leaders of many dermatologists in more severe forms of the disease. I have prescribed antibiotics to no more than five people and my experience is not entirely positive. Usually when the course is stopped, the acne recurs. The drugs used are from the group of tetracycline and macrolide antibiotics.

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Topical acne treatment

Локално лечение на акне

Acne is treated by dermatologists, endocrinologists and nutritionists. This multidisciplinary approach suggests that the causes of the disease are several and only a holistic approach would lead to good results. In recent decades, there has been great progress in topical acne treatments. They manage to influence precisely its mechanisms such as excessive sebum production, follicular hyperkeratosis and inflammation around the follicle from C. acnes. And which are the proven effective means of treating the disease, you can read in the article.

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Different types of acne

Видове акне. Кратка класификация

Acne is one of the dermatological diagnoses that immediately awakens a characteristic image in our minds. It is usually associated with a teenager with pustules on the face. In fact, this disease is far from limited to this age group and this clinical manifestation. Do you know how many types of acne exist?

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Seborrhea. Seborrheic dermatitis

Себорея. Себореен дерматит

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition affects mostly men. Based on its name, it is clear that the involved areas are those with severe seborrhea (scalp, face and upper torso). Clinically, dermatitis can manifest in several different ways. By non-inflammatory symptoms such as simple scaling without redness (eg dandruff) or by red plaques on the face and body covered with oily scales. The most severe variant of the disease is associated with the involvement of the entire body surface. Fortunately, it is rare.

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Adult acne or acne tarda

Акне в зряла възраст или acne tarda

Acne in adulthood (adult acne) is divided into persistent acne (one that started during puberty and lasts in adulthood) or acne with a late onset that begins after the age of 25. Among the most frequently discussed causes of their occurrence are reported endocrine and metabolic disorders, diet (so-called Western diet) and genetic predisposition. It is more common in females.

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Molluscum conatgiosum

Заразни молуски

Infectious molluscs are caused by the poxvirus Molluscum contagiosum and occur in two age groups - children and adults. The reason for this is that the virus is spread by close contact with a carrier, which occurs during play in children or during sexual intercourse in adults. The virus has a benign course, cases of self-healing have been described, but there are currently many therapies that deal with the problem successfully.

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